Andrew Yoder – Short Bio

Radical Social Work: Writings from the front lines of the mental health system of the United States, this blog seeks to chronicle the journey of one advocate in challenging the systemic paternalism and bigotry inherent in the evidence-absent disease model and medication standards of care in mental health.


Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.